Alexander Girard hovering over three Gross Wood bowls. That's Edgar Kaufmann Jr holding a cup. It was taken at the 1952-1953 Good Design Exhibition, held at MoMA New York.Source: Museum of Modern Art Esther and Gross Wood bowl, complete with a Good Design label. Catalog for the exhibition.
ARLINE FISCH – One of a Kind, at the Mingei International Museum is a retrospective of the artist's work, curated by Christine Hietbrink. Secret Chambers, 1976 Photo by Katie Gardner Photo: Lynn Fayman Chased and fabricated sterling silver with repoussé, 1971. This one isn't in the exhibition. Source: Smithsonian American Art Museum
George Nelson bubble and Nathan Lerner Chair (1947) Ernesto Gismondi for Artemide (1975) and Alvin Lustig Russell Woodard Sculptura rocker Ball-B-Q (Canadian Design- That's right Canada) and Barwa Good thing I bought that new old stock Barwa cover a few months back. Smalls Rose Cabat in a sweet Granny Smith 🍏 glaze.
Pepe Mendoza from Mexico and a stool from Ecuador La Gardo Tackett and Sori Yanagi California studio pottery, including Susan Peterson, Hal Fromhold, Ira Bates, Bernard Kester and Wayne Chapman Raymond Loewy
On June 29th, Wright will hold the first auction dedicated solely to Paul McCobb. Much of it comes from the collection of Reform Gallery. Pavilion Collection room divider, model 6000, by Arbuck Paul McCobb designed a lot of pieces. The simple geometry of the Pavilion collection is at the top for me. 1953 Arbuck catalog Pavilion Collection chair, model 6550, by Arbuck
Seagrass and iron. So good. Magazine rack, model 6521 for Northcraft Lighting Co. USA, 1951 McCobb's lighting designs are some of his best work, and the hardest to come by. This one, produced by Excelsior Art Studios USA in 1954, might be his best. Yes, he designed radios too. CBS-Columbia USA, 1955 All images via Wright See the rest here. And make sure to check out all the period documentation links.